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China has long had a reputation for being the garbage dump of the world. The country is the World’s biggest importer of garbage. Some 56 percent of the world’s plastic waste ends up there. But that’s going to change. Since the beginning of the year there’s been an import ban in force, on two dozen different recycling materials.